Legal Notices

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Notice of Public Meetings and Hearings
09/09/2019: NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING ON PROPOSED ORDINANCE ANNEXING CONTIGUOUS LANDS

Pursuant to IC 5-3-1 and IC 36-4-3-2.1 notice is hereby given that the Common Council of the City of Auburn, Indiana will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. local time on November 11, 2019 in the Auburn City Hall Council Chambers,  206 E. Ninth Street, Auburn, IN  46706 to hear evidence concerning and consider adoption of an ordinance annexing contiguous lands into the City of Auburn.

The Auburn Morningstar Road/Bridgewater North Annexation area is located directly northeast of the City of Auburn and includes right-of-way along Morningstar Road and County Road 35.   The area is 46% contiguous to the existing City of Auburn corporate boundaries.  The annexation area is currently under the City of Auburn’s extraterritorial zoning jurisdiction with existing zoning that includes R1-Low-Density Single Family Residential and PR-Parks and Recreation designations.  No changes in zoning will occur as a result of annexation.

The boundary description of the properties is as follows:

Part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 20, part of the Southwest Quarter and part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 21, part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 28, and part of the Northeast Quarter of Section 29, all in Township 34 North, Range 13 East, Union Civil Township, DeKalb County, Indiana, and more particularly described as follows:

Commencing at the Southwest corner of the Southeast Quarter of said Section 20;  thence Northerly along the West line of said Southeast Quarter of Section 20 to the Northerly right-of-way line of Morningstar Road and being the True Point of Beginning of the tract herein described; thence continuing Northerly along said West line of the Southeast Quarter of Section 20 to the Northerly line of a tract of real estate described to William E. Kaufman and Jane E. Kaufman in Deed Record 226 at page 591 in the Office of the Recorder of DeKalb County, Indiana; thence Easterly along the Northerly line of said “Kaufman” tract to the Westerly line of a tract of real estate described to David L. Southern and Mary E. Southern in Document No. 20400891 in said recorder’s office; thence Northerly along the Westerly line of said “Southern” tract to the Northwest corner thereof; thence Easterly along the Northerly line of said “Southern” tract to the Northeast corner thereof; thence Southerly along the Easterly line of said “Southern” tract to the Northwest corner of a tract of real estate described to Charles A. VanHorne in Document No. 201202731 in said recorder’s office; thence Easterly along the Northerly line of said “VanHorne” tract to the Westerly line of a tract of real estate described to Bridgewater Development Group, Inc. in Deed Record 235 at page 583 in said recorder’s office; thence Northerly along the Westerly line of said “Bridgewater Development Group, Inc.” tract to the Northwest corner thereof; thence Easterly along the Northerly line of said “Bridgewater Development Group, Inc.” tract to the East line of said Southeast Quarter of Section 20, also being the West line of the Southwest Quarter of Section 21; thence Northerly along said West line of the Southwest Quarter of Section 21 to the Northwest corner of said Southwest Quarter of Section 21; thence Easterly along the North line of said Southwest Quarter and Southeast Quarter of Section 21 to the Northwest corner of a tract of real estate described to James P. Martin and Beth A. Martin in Document No. 20806231 in said recorder’s office; thence Southerly along the Westerly line of said “Martin” tract to the Southwest corner thereof; thence Easterly along the Southerly line of said “Martin” tract and the easterly extension thereof to the Easterly right-of-way line of County Road 35; thence Southerly along said Easterly right-of-way line to a point that is 40.00 feet north of the point of intersection of the easterly extended centerline of Morningstar Road (also known as County Road 40) and said Easterly right-of-way line of County Road 35; thence Westerly and 40.00 feet normal to said centerline of Morningstar Road the following courses and distances:

North 89 degrees 45 minutes 08 seconds West, 1812.26 feet; Southwesterly on and along a tangent curve concave to the Southeast, having an arc length of 337.46 feet and a chord bearing and length of South 75 degrees 08 minutes 33 seconds West, 333.56 feet; South 60 degrees 02 minutes 14 seconds West, 943.06 feet; Southwesterly on and along a tangent curve concave to the Northwest, having an arc length of 214.96 feet and a chord bearing and length of South 67 degrees 56 minutes 50 seconds West, 214.28 feet; South 75 degrees 51 minutes 27 seconds West, 602.97 feet; and South 75 degrees 06 minutes 26 seconds West, 778.92 feet; thence South 14 degrees 53 minutes 34 seconds East, 40.00 feet normal to said centerline of Morningstar Road to the centerline of Morningstar Road, and also being the Northeast corner of that real estate described to Kenneth H. Olson and Carolyn M. Olson as Co-Trustees of the Joint Revocable Trust Agreement of Kenneth H. Olson and Carolyn M. Olson dated October 2, 2013 in Document No. 20806231 in said recorder’s office; thence Southwesterly along the Southerly line of said “Olson” tract the following courses and distances: South 56 degrees 18 minutes 56 seconds West, 103.29 feet; South 64 degrees 07 minutes 40 seconds West, 211.90 feet; South 41 degrees 06 minutes 42 seconds West, 140.06 feet; South 51 degrees 09 minutes 33 seconds West, 122.48 feet; and South 58 degrees 17 minutes 54 seconds West, 170.76 feet to the Southwest corner thereof, and also being the Southeast corner of Lot 1 in Sonntag Addition, an addition to DeKalb County, Indiana, as recorded in Plat Book 5 at page 229 in said recorder’s office; thence Westerly along the Southerly line of said Sonntag Addition to the Southwest corner of Lot 3 in said Sonntag Addition, and also being the Southeast corner of a tract of real estate described to Richard L. Gartner and Kristine S. Bercaw in Document No. 201100975 in said recorder’s office; thence Westerly along the Southerly line of said “Gartner and Bercaw” tract to the Southwest corner thereof; thence Northerly along the Westerly line of said “Gartner and Bercaw” tract and the northerly extension thereof to the Northerly right-of-way line of Morningstar Road; thence Westerly along said Northerly right-of-way line of Morningstar Road to the Point of Beginning.  The above described annexation legal description contains 262 acres, more or less.

A copy of proposed the ordinance and the approved fiscal plan are on file in the Office of the Clerk-Treasurer and are available for public inspection and duplication. The City will provide a copy of the fiscal plan immediately to any landowner that requests a copy. The fiscal plan provides information, including basic data regarding the area, state law requirements, need for annexation, municipal services to be provided, and the fiscal impact to the City of Auburn including assessed values, levies, and tax rates. The plan also includes a financial summary that specifies revenues, expenditures, a cost benefit analysis, and estimated impacts on other political subdivisions and on taxpayers.  The plan also provides a recommendation, legal description and parcel list.

The public is invited to appear and speak on the merits of the proposed annexation at the public hearing on the date and at the time set out above or to provide written comments to the Common Council by mail or personal delivery to the Clerk-Treasurer, Patricia Miller, 210 E. Ninth Street, Auburn, IN, 46706, (260) 925-6450.  For further information, please contact Amy Schweitzer, Administrator, Auburn Department of Building, Planning and Development, 210 South Cedar St., Auburn, IN  46706, (260) 925-6449 or bpd@ci.auburn.in.us.

08/23/2019: AUBURN CIVIL CITY BUDGET

Complete details of budget estimates by fund and/or department may be seen by visiting the office of this unit of government at 210 E 9th St, Auburn, IN 46706.

Notice is hereby given to taxpayers of AUBURN CIVIL CITY, DeKalb County, Indiana that the proper officers of Auburn Civil City will conduct a public hearing on the year 2020 budget. Following this meeting, any ten or more taxpayers may object to a budget, tax rate, or tax levy by filing an objection petition with the proper officers of Auburn Civil City not more than seven days after the hearing. The objection petition must identify the provisions of the budget, tax rate, or tax levy to which taxpayers object. If a petition is filed, Auburn Civil City shall adopt with the budget a finding concerning the objections in the petition and testimony presented. Following the aforementioned hearing, the proper officers of Auburn Civil City will meet to adopt the following budget: Auburn_Civil_City_Budget.pdf

08/15/2019: NOTICE TO BIDDERS - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES - COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR AUBURN

Notice is hereby given that the City of Auburn, through the Department of Building, Planning and Development and the Auburn City Plan Commission is soliciting qualification statements for professional services for the preparation of a comprehensive plan for the City of Auburn.

The Request for Qualifications includes an Overview, Project Description, Qualification Content and Submittal Requirements, Selection Criteria, Selection Procedure, Submittal, and Selection Schedule and may be obtained from the Department of Building Planning, and Development in person at Auburn City Hall, 2nd Floor, 210 S Cedar Street, Auburn IN 46706 during normal business hours or by email bpd@ci.auburn.in.us.

Questions regarding the Request for Qualifications should be directed to the Department at bpd@ci.auburn.in.us.

Qualification statements and supporting portfolio materials are due no later than 12:00 PM (Noon), local time, on Monday, September 30, 2019. Please provide one (1) electronic copy and five (5) hard copies to the following address:

City of Auburn
Department of Building, Planning and Development
210 S Cedar Street
PO Box 506
Auburn IN 46706

The City of Auburn reserves the right to accept or reject any qualification packet received.

View RFQ: https://www.ci.auburn.in.us/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/comprehensive_plan_rfq.pdf

Utilities: Legal Bid Notices
10/14/2019: NOTICE TO BIDDERS - NORTH ST. MILLING & RESURFACING GRANDSTAFF DR. TO INDIANA AVE.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the City of Auburn, Indiana, by and through its Board of Public Works & Safety, hereinafter referred to as the Owner, will receive sealed bid proposals for the North Street Milling & Resurfacing Grandstaff Drive to Indiana Avenue project.

Project will have a construction start date of April 1, 2020 and a completion date of November 30, 2020. Project begins 40 feet west of the intersection centerline of North Street and Grandstaff Drive and ends 170 feet east of the intersection centerline of North Street and Indiana Avenue, with an average pavement width of 39 feet and a length of 2,870 feet totaling 13,243 square yards.

Projects consists of milling approximately 11,900 square yards of existing concrete street pavement at a depth of 1-1/2 inches along with milling of approximately 300 square yards of existing asphalt street pavement at a depth of 1-1/4 inches. A 24” wide self-adhering waterproofing joint membrane will then be applied to approximately 13,000 linear feet of existing concrete pavement joints and cracks prior to overlaying with new asphalt binder and surface at a depth of 2-3/4 inches. Also included in this project will be removal and replacement of the following: 300 square yards of concrete street pavement, 420 linear feet of concrete curb and gutter, 85 square yards of concrete sidewalk, 7 concrete ADA ramps at 50 square yards, 45 square yards of concrete drive approach, paint striping and all grass restoration.

General plans and bidding documents will be available by contacting the City of Auburn Engineering Department located at 210 S. Cedar Street, 2nd Floor, Auburn, Indiana, 46706. Contact Daryl McConnell at 260-925-8264, extension 1402 (dkmcconnell@ci.auburn.in.us).

Bids will be received by the City of Auburn, Clerk Treasurers Office, at 210 East Ninth Street, Auburn, IN 46706 until 10:00 am, Thursday, November 7, 2019. All bids shall be in sealed envelopes bearing the Project title, “City of Auburn North Street Milling & Resurfacing”, and include the name and address of the bidder. All bids shall include Contractor Bid Form, fully completed and executed Contractor’s Bid for Public Work – Form 96, IRS Form W-9, E-Verify of Work Eligibility Status, Affidavit Concerning Employment of Unauthorized Aliens and Affidavit Concerning Investment Activities in Iran.  Contractor must also submit with the bid, a Bid Bond or a Cashier’s check made payable to the CITY OF AUBURN, INDIANA, for five percent (5%) of the bid. All bid bonds must clearly define the name, address, telephone number and fax number of the insuring company PLUS the same information for the agent PLUS proof that the insurance company and the agent are licensed to do business in the State of Indiana. Contractor must also submit copy of Valid Certificates of Qualification for Public Works Projects per IC 4-13.6-4 or IC 8-23-10 as Applicable.  Required Only for Contract Award Greater Than or Equal to $300,000. Applies to all contractor tiers as defined by IC 5-16-13. Excludes suppliers as defined by IC 4-13.6-1-20. Bidders are responsible for the timely delivery of their bids which shall consist of one (1) original and one (1) copy of the complete bid package submittal for all items discussed above.

All bids timely received shall be publicly opened and read aloud by the City of Auburn Clerk Treasurer immediately following the bid date and time in the Auburn City Council Chambers located at 210 East Ninth Street, Auburn, Indiana.

Bid proposals will be presented to the Board of Public Works & Safety for acceptance and award at a public meeting of the Board of Works & Safety at 9:00 am on Thursday, November 14, 2019 in the Auburn City Council Chambers located at 210 East Ninth Street, Auburn, Indiana.

The City of Auburn will make reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Any person with special needs should contact the ADA Coordinator, Bill Brandon at (260)925-6455 or the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office at (260)925-6450 at least 72 hours before the scheduled meeting to discuss necessary special accommodations.

Dated this 14th day of October 2019.

ATTEST:

Patricia M. Miller, Clerk-Treasurer

10/14/2019: NOTICE TO BIDDERS - TOURING DRIVE RECONSTRUCTION 7TH-15TH STREETS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the City of Auburn, Indiana, by and through its Board of Public Works & Safety, hereinafter referred to as the Owner, will receive sealed bid proposals for the Touring Drive Reconstruction 7th Street to 15th Street project.

Project will have a construction start date of April 1, 2020 and a completion date of November 30, 2020.  Project will begin 50 feet south of the south right of way of 7th Street (State Road 8) and end at the north right of way of 15th Street. Project will consists of total reconstruction of approximately 840 linear feet of street pavement at varying widths from 37 feet to 46 feet for a total of 3,600 square yards, with pavement section to be 5-1/2 inches of asphalt on 12 inches of limestone base throughout and including placement of approximately 1,700 linear feet of 4 inch perforated flex under-drain pipe. Night-time asphalt paving may be utilized for binder or surface asphalt installation. Also included is the removal and replacement of the following items: 2 storm manholes, 1 storm catch basin, approximately 315 square yards of concrete sidewalk, 10 square yards of concrete ADA ramp, 780 linear feet of concrete curb and gutter, 50 linear feet of 2’ wide concrete center curb, paint striping and all grass restoration.

General plans and bidding documents will be available by contacting the City of Auburn Engineering Department located at 210 S. Cedar Street, 2nd Floor, Auburn, Indiana, 46706. Contact Daryl McConnell at 260-925-8264, extension 1402 (dkmcconnell@ci.auburn.in.us).

Bids will be received by the City of Auburn, Clerk Treasurers Office, at 210 East Ninth Street, Auburn, IN 46706 until 10:00 am, Thursday, November 7, 2019. All bids shall be in sealed envelopes bearing the Project title, “City of Auburn Touring Drive Reconstruction 7th Street to 15th Street”, and include the name and address of the bidder. All bids shall include Contractor Bid Form, fully completed and executed Contractor’s Bid for Public Work – Form 96, IRS Form W-9, E-Verify of Work Eligibility Status, Affidavit Concerning Employment of Unauthorized Aliens and Affidavit Concerning Investment Activities in Iran. Contractor must also submit with the bid, a Bid Bond or a Cashier’s check made payable to the CITY OF AUBURN, INDIANA, for five percent (5%) of the bid. All bid bonds must clearly define the name, address, telephone number and fax number of the insuring company PLUS the same information for the agent PLUS proof that the insurance company and the agent are licensed to do business in the State of Indiana. Contractor must also submit copy of Valid Certificates of Qualification for Public Works Projects per IC 4-13.6-4 or IC 8-23-10 as Applicable. Required Only for Contract Award Greater Than or Equal to $300,000.  Applies to all contractor tiers as defined by IC 5-16-13.  Excludes suppliers as defined by IC 4-13.6-1-20. Bidders are responsible for the timely delivery of their bids which shall consist of one (1) original and one (1) copy of the complete bid package submittal for all items discussed above.

All bids timely received shall be publicly opened and read aloud by the City of Auburn Clerk Treasurer immediately following the bid date and time in the Auburn City Council Chambers located at 210 East Ninth Street, Auburn, Indiana.

Bid proposals will be presented to the Board of Public Works & Safety for acceptance and award at a public meeting of the Board of Works & Safety at 9:00 am on Thursday, November 14, 2019 in the Auburn City Council Chambers located at 210 East Ninth Street, Auburn, Indiana.

The City of Auburn will make reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Any person with special needs should contact the ADA Coordinator, Bill Brandon at (260) 925-6455 or the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office at (260) 925-6450 at least 72 hours before the scheduled meeting to discuss necessary special accommodations.

Dated this 14th day of October 2019.

ATTEST:

Patricia M. Miller, Clerk-Treasurer